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Guatemala is a special country, very diverse, full of beautiful places and welcoming people in every town. The country has many wonders of a different kind: jungles, mountains, lakes, volcanoes, mayan ruins… and with the lowest prices you can find in Central America. However, it is a very hard place to explore on a bicycle […]

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 Antigua was the capital of Guatemala until 1773 when an earthquake reduced the city to rubble. Since then there has been major restoration on the city. Today churches in ruins contrast high end boutique shops and fine dining restaurants. Despite being a major tourist attraction, Antigua holds onto the charm that makes the colonial cities […]

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bicycle touring, budget travel, cost of travel, Guatemala, Travel Costs -

Guatemala is a special country, full of beautiful places and colorful people. While it is worth the visit, it’s a tough country for bicycle touring. There are many poorly maintained roads and the gradients are from another world. Sometimes we couldn’t even push our bikes uphill and we were about to quit! Fortunately we didn’t but we spent […]

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It was 7 years ago when I came to lake Atitlan for the first time. Some things have change but the place still impresses me after several years. Now the situation is different. We came with the bicycles which wasn´t easy. Guatemala is certainly pushing us to the limit but the beauty of the scenery […]

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Each day we were in beautiful Antigua I spent my time contemplating the volcanoes in the horizon. There are 3, all of which are above 3,000 meters.  Agua Volcano, always present in every postcard of Antigua, is the closest. Fuego Volcano, still active, seems to be angry with its frequent eruptions. And the highest of […]

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